By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — SEPTA officials confirm a fifth employee has died from coronavirus. Yolanda Woodberry, a bus operator in Frankford, died over the weekend.

She was a SEPTA employee for 17 years.

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SEPTA staff was notified of Woodberry’s death by an internal notice.

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Woodberry’s death comes less than a week after Transport Workers Union Local 234 threatened to take “job action,” saying SEPTA was not doing enough to protect workers during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Ultimately, the union agreed not to call for a work stoppage after Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney intervened.